Pros: The guesthouse offers two rooms for rent. Both are located on the second floor, the entrance is from a terrace, where passion fruits grow just as some kind of ivy :) Also there is a hummingbirds ...
Cons: A ladder on the pier to be able to swim near the hotel would be appreciated. The neighborhood is not very clean, the locals do not seem to care a lot.
Pros: Extra extra friendly hosts - Frank and Nevine - thank you very much for being very helpful and welcoming us with a smile and lots of tips on how to explore the beutiful area od Panama Reef and Puerto ...
Pros: Your hosts Frank & Nevin are both great and full of information on the area. They now have two dive boats plus the sea kayaks. This small reesort is located on a beautiful bay, next to a village. ...
Pros: Very kind personal! It was fantastic!
Pros: Nice location, clean property.
Cons: Pollution off property. Local just don't understand the importance of keeping the beaches clean. We did se some form of education on keeping county clean.
Pros: Superfriendly folks at the reception. They went out of their way to give us plenty of information on what to do in the vicinity. We saw sloths on a nearby hill. We lent their (free) bikes to get ...
Cons: The weather conditions didn't permit water activities, but that's no fault of the hotel. Get info in advance on water accessibility or you're grounded on dry land (but then there's ...
Pros: Franck and Nevin are incredibly friendly and provide a great service Best place to stay around this part of the coast Breakfast is very good
Cons: Wifi was a bit unstable but usable If you want to dive make sure to book ahead as they do not have a big capacity for diving
Pros: A good place for family,single and old people as it provides with a big range of facilities and warm atmosphere. An active person can select a lot of activities. ( diving, jungle walk, boat and bike ...
Pros: Had a fantastic stay at Panama Reef... Franc and his wife were super friendly and helpful and Franc took us out on his boat for a beautiful sunset tour through fantastic mangroves and around the ...
Pros: Although the place was rather basic one must consider the ratio price/prestation which is very good.There's lot of things to especially when one loves watersport. This place is highly ...
Cons: One should'nt mind the remotenes of the place.
Pros: We loved the place and the food was marvelous! the design, the furniture was perfect. It is a very quiet and uspoiled place!
Cons: The personnel was not always very professional. For example at the reception - even if we wrote down the time at which we needed our shuttle and even if we went to the reception twice to make sure all...
Pros: We had an awesome time at Macondo. The atmosphere was so friendly, we got to know a lot of new people and hang out together.
Cons: Sadly, the wifi does not really work. But the Hostel can't do anything about it I think, because they just generally have bad internet service on the island.
Pros: Hostel Macondo was one of our best hostel experiences ever! The hostel is clean, has a beautiful garden, it`s a great place to chill or to socialize. The owner is very nice and helpful and pettifies ...
Pros: Breakfast was good and the accomodation was very comfortable. Clean premises and nice staff.
Pros: The personel is very nice and helpful ! The hostal is clean and tidy
Pros: Nice island but hard to reach and most biz (hotels, restaurants) on the island went bankrupt.
Cons: Average, very average hostel. Bad management (they never spoke with us), bad service, in weekend place is run as a bar, not a hostel (party going on till Midnight. Loud music and chatter. We're ...
Pros: Location was good. I felt safe. Room was adorable and bedding was clean. Breakfast staff was accommodating to our early dive departure. Breakfast served and adequate but no options, if that is ...
Cons: While this was clean and cute, I felt the price was high for the accommodations offered in this area. Therefore, I expected more even though it's a developing area. The bathroom and shower were ...
Pros: Before we embarked on a boat to the San Blas Island, we decided to treat ourselves to a little bit of luxury. The rooms in Casa Congo were very, very nice and the bathroom absolutely gorgeous. We had ...
Pros: very pleasant rooms
Cons: the kitchen staff could be a bit more friendly and try to enjoy their work
Pros: Room is very clean, well set up and comfortable. Staff is very friendly and helpful. Food at the restaurant is very good.
Cons: The variety of the breakfast was better the first time I stayed: better fruits, juice and there was also jam for the bread. This time was more limited, but still good.
Pros: The decoration and the view
Cons: We try to do n early check in and they didnt let us because they were cleaning the rooms, the re was noone the re. We checked in at 3.30 pm, the shower wasnt clean
Pros: This is the best hotel in Portobelo. It is safe, comfortable, and good service.
Pros: paysage, centre d'artisanat à même l'hôtel
Cons: ai conditioning did not work, waves during the night made boat reckage next to our room was very noisy
Pros: Highpoints were the view, the hammock, the location. Breakfast was convenient and ample. Room was very clean and neat including the rainfall style shower and bathroom. The air conditioner in our ...
Pros: We stayd at Reina Congo room. Beautiful view and nice decoration. The breakfast was amazing - fruits, coffee, natural juice, eggs and fresh toast. Really nice staff - Israel helped us a lot! The boat ...
Cons: The neighborhood is quite poor and there is not much to do in town apart taking a boat and going to near beaches. Towels weren't in good conditions so take yours. Don't expect cleaning service...
Pros: Great room, clean, beautifully decorated with art. Loved this place and breakfast was great as well. Wish we would have had booked our whole stay there.
With a stay at Casa Congo in Portobelo, you'll be on the beach and minutes from Fuerte Santiago and Fuerte San Fernando. This bed & breakfast is within close proximity of Real Aduana de Portobelo and Fuerte San Jerónimo.
Make yourself at home in one of the 4 air-conditioned rooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Rooms have private balconies or patios. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms with showers are provided.
Take in the views from a terrace and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access.
Enjoy a satisfying meal at a restaurant serving guests of Casa Congo.
Pros: The hotel location on Isla Grande is excellent, and the staff were lovely! Restaurants close by. Not really fitting the caribbean beach ideal we were expecting.
Cons: The room, bed and bathroom were cramped!
Pros: The owner was amazing and made us feel very comfortable, tried his best to help with everything.
Cons: The hotel has a lot of potential but needs a lot of work in terms of infrastructure, old furniture, sheets, towels, etc. There are no wall hangers or anywhere to put bags, just the beds.
Pros: Funky place in need of a little TLC but clean and comfy.The onsite restaurant has amazing food. The outdoor pool was actually a roped off area of the sea but reached from the hotel deck.Great friendly...
Cons: Just needs a little updating especially the public ares
Pros: The view was great, not too far from from Portobello, and the manager was really a great trustworthy guy. It was easy to arrange day trips from this place as well.
Cons: Having to pay 5-7 dollars whenever we wanted to get to or from town.
Pros: We had a great time at Rancho Juancho! Eddie (the owner) was very nice and helpful and the place is beautiful. It is perfect for a short escape from the city and there are a lot of outdoor activities ...
Pros: Fantastic view, extra nice managers, quiet
Cons: Steep driveway, fridge could be bigger, pots and pans a bit newer
Pros: The staff is friendly and helpful.
Cons: The object is located at the hill, so you have good view on the sea but no access to the beach. The bungalows are very basic (you can probably get better deals in other places in the area that are not...
Pros: The view is amazing and the owners are very nice and friendly
Cons: There are no hot water. This is something that should be known to the guest before the booking. Also at night lots of huge noisy bugs entered the room, lots of mosquitos and i came back with tons of ...
Pros: Beautiful view from cabin.
Cons: There were 2 dogs that barked almost all night. The people that were staffing the place left for the evening and didn't get home until after midnight. Their dogs barked LOUDLY right outside our ...
Pros: Great view, safe, private
Cons: No horse excursions as advertised Internet was weak
Pros: breakfast and paella good staff friendly
Cons: very simple facilities, need to ask to change towels, no internet, no cleaning, no beach close. nearest beach 7 km not clean. You need a car !
Pros: Amazing view, really friendly owners.
Pros: good breakfast very nice staff
Cons: no hot water in shower no internet
Rancho Juancho is a great choice for a stay in Mechi. Free self parking is an added perk, and guests can keep active with onsite hiking/biking trails and horse riding/rentals. A terrace and a garden are other highlights, and rooms offer conveniences like kitchenettes and sofa beds.
When visiting Portobelo, Panama Divers & Octopus Garden Dive Center is a great choice to consider. The restaurant is the perfect spot for a bite to eat, and after having fun at the outdoor pool, you can unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge.
Pros: Casa del Rayo Verde is a relaxing and quiet little hotel right on the sea wall. We loved sitting on the veranda of our Verde Luna room watching the boats come and go. It's just a basic small and ...
Cons: It was a bit expensive but worth it compared to other rooms
Pros: Very, very friendly. I wish that I could have stayed longer.
Pros: Hammock and view over the bay were good. Air conditioning was efficient
Cons: Confusion over how to get the keys. actually have to go to Casa Congo where they kept us waiting for 2 hours although the room was ready.People who had checked out but not left were occupying the ...
Cons: Larger room, cleaner water
Pros: nice best nothing special...one night is ok..
Pros: Nice rooms rooms and beautiful terace with hammocks direct at the ocean.
Cons: Way to expensive for what you get. The sheets were very dirty. Actaly i dont care but for this price I do. We got some new ones at the reception.
Pros: A simple but classy room with beautiful art on the walls, comfy bed, and open access to the bathroom. Most importantly a BEAUTIFUL and breathtaking view out to the bay, with a comfy hammock.
Cons: only one hammock per room! it would have been extra nice to have been in hammocks next to each other, but still a lovely experience.
Pros: The bed was comfortable
Cons: For the price the room was small, the service none existant, there wasn't any wi-fi and the breakfast cost was exhorbitant. Not worth it
Pros: The view out of the terrace was awesome. The hotel is located next to the center of this small village. Delicios food at the main house (casa congo). Few good restaurants in walking distance.
Cons: When we arrived the sheets have not been changed yet. The girls who do the roomservice seem to be lazy. There was some brown stains on the backside of the pillows and the smell was really awful. After...
Cons: It was too expensive for a night at a hostel.
Pros: The location was right on the water with a great dock and awesome view. Several restaurants nearby. Terrific waffle breakfast. Sold a cooler of 7 beers for $10 ($1.35 per beer). Owners were pleasant ...
Cons: Water pressure was low, but that really didn't bug me much.
Pros: Beautiful setting! Friendly folks around and could see sea-life from water' edge. Great 'budget' stay.
Cons: Not really geared for Bookings yet. More a backpackers setup. Our room had little airflow over the bed but the fan helped. Privacy not too great. Beers a bit expensive but ice-cold ;)
Pros: Nice view from the property, decent value for money
Cons: Showers / toilets are a bit grim, and beds aren't comfortable. Quite a bit out of Portobelo
Pros: When Monica, the Boss was here,the Sun is shining...
Pros: I loved the area in front of Casa Blanca, ideal for suntanning and chilling in hammocs.
Cons: Wi-fi wasn't on all the time. You had to ask staff for that.
Pros: Great view. Rustic accommodations. Amazing place down the road food and drinks. I can't remember the name but it is on the main road, stucco looking structure.
Cons: Might be a tough spot if you don't have transportation.
Pros: Nice Location with See View. On our way Back we stayed there again.
Cons: First the staff showed us a very small room. Fortunately the AC did not Work. So we got another spacious room. Why should we stay in that small room ? We were 1 Out of 1 guests.
Pros: friendly nice staff, had fresh pineapples that they peeled and cut for us.. Quick trips to the island
Cons: everything was ok for us...
Cons: The attention was bad. After 6pm they left the hotel with no security, and there were no one to ask for something or to complain about something. We opened the garage door ourselves and closed the ...
Cons: There wasn't,t water some of the time
Pros: Right on the water Good view
Cons: Not central to the main town Staff unhelpful and charged us extra tax when we arrived Key would not work for our room and there were no staff members to be seen Light in room didn't work and had...
Pros: Room was clean and bed comfortable--my husband said his side sagged a bit. AC worked fine, beautiful view of the Caribbean.
Cons: While the facility is clean and has a fresh coat of paint, it needs underlying renovation and repair--e.g., the stairs which were fine, but clearly patched.
Pros: Perhaps this was once a beatiful place, set at the waterfront. However it lost its luster, the hurricane damage still hasn't been cleared. Everything at this place is run down, leaking, rusting, ...
Pros: awesome view from the room and great staff
Enjoy your visit to Portobelo with a stay at ScubaPortobello - Hostel. Guests can keep active with onsite scuba diving and snorkeling.
Cons: Hotel didn't had any water or electricity due to a storm and didn't contact us before our arrival to let us know. Meaning no shower, no toilet flush, no water in the bathroom sink, no AC, no ...
Pros: Incredible views and spot.
Pros: The place has a great lookout onto the carribean see and breeze thag comes off the water. The pool is relaxing. Weekdays are definetely better than weekends-the island is less busy.
Cons: The staff was not very friendly upon our arrive or helpful. they did not tell us about the place (etc- wifi passport, transport, restaurant) or the island. The place does not have beach in front but ...
Pros: Amazing location, very helpful and friendly staff. The views are incredible. Very relaxing few days
Pros: The location is great
Cons: The food is overpriced. If I were to go there again i would eat in bars close to the beach and the port
Pros: The view and location
Cons: Even if Booking.com said it was only 2 rooms left, I was the only guest, and it felt like I made more work than pleasure for the mangament.
Pros: Only the cooking is god.
Pros: The view. The bed (only mattress - wise). The owner is super friendly and speaks perfect English, sadly only there once a week.
Cons: Staff: speaks not a single word English. Room: moist, bed feels always moist, cockroaches in the room, bat-poop on the walls, air in room is really bad. Food: we asked for a vegan breakfast and ...
Nestled on the beach, this Isla Grande hotel is within 16 mi (25 km) of San Felipe Church, Fuerte San Jerónimo, and Real Aduana de Portobelo. Mirador Perú and Fuerte San Fernando are also within 16 mi (25 km).